Hon. Arthur S. Wetzel

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111 W 1st, Suite 1
Grand Island
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Hon. Arthur S. Wetzel


2011 - present
Judge of the County Court, 9th Judicial District
Buffalo and Hall counties
2014, 2021
Presiding Judge of the County Court, 9th Judicial District


1987 - 2012
Anderson, Vipperman, Kovanda & Wetzel Firm
1984 - 1986
Deputy Adams County Attorney
Adams County Attorney’s Office


University of Nebraska College of Law, 1984
Juris Doctorate

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1981
B.S. in Business Administration

Judicial/Law Related Activities

Professional Affiliations
Nebraska State Bar Association
Nebraska County Judges Association
American Bar Association
Hall County Bar Association
National Criminal Defense Attorneys Association

Community Activities

Board Member, Heartland Court Appointed Special Advocates
Board Member, Heartland United Way
Coach, Grand Island American Legion Baseball

Honors and Awards

Grand Island Independent Outstanding Local Attorney, 2010
Past President, Nebraska Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, 2006 - 2007


Revised January 2021